Client-Focused. Brand Strategy. Implementation. Management.

Kandra Churchwell
Brand Consultant and Designer

Strategic Design, Creative Guidance, Baking

Creative Director : Kandra ChurchwellKandra Churchwell has been a designer and brand consultant in Denver since 1996 – serving emerging and established businesses with a unique blend of business savvy, creative passion and a dedication to great customer service. Kandra has helped dozens of business owners in Denver as brand consultant and designer for Phases Design Studio.

Kandra holds a BA in Advanced Computer Graphic Design from Platt College in Aurora Colorado, where she also spent several years teaching graphic design, and honing her print design and production skills before launching Phases Design Studio.

Although primarily known today as a branding expert and Denver web designer, Kandra is also an accomplished print designer and publication specialist. She is influenced by both the city’s vibrant culture and by the natural beauty of Colorado’s Front Range, often incorporating natural motifs into her design concepts.

Kandra’s non-branding interests include gardening, baking, hiking, knitting (and all things crafty), and vintage VW buses.

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Set Developer Friendly Web Typography in Photoshop

Designers love typography, but that doesn’t mean their developer will. With just a few little tricks, designers can set up Photoshop layouts in a way that speaks to developers on their own terms, resulting in beautiful web typography. This post will walk you through my tried and tested process for creating developer friendly layouts in a […]

Posted on May 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Website Design
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Our Favorite WordPress Plugins

These 10 WordPress plugins are so awesome, we use them on nearly every site we build.

Posted on March 12th, 2015
Filed Under: Design, User Experience Design, Website Design
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WordPress Site Packages—Making WordPress Easier Than Ever

How about a WordPress site package that includes a suite of plugins and customizations, and leverages a fully responsive frame work, AND is customized to your brand!

Posted on March 10th, 2015
Filed Under: Branding, Marketing, Social Media, Studio News, Website Design
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Changing a Brand Icon – Elephants to Leave the Circus

Will phasing out the elephant have a significant impact on the global circus brand?

Posted on March 5th, 2015
Filed Under: Branding
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Pinterest Made Easy

can be a great platform to engage with your audience and to share your knowledge and resources with your prospects, and it doesn’t have to be tedious.

Posted on February 23rd, 2015
Filed Under: Social Media
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2014 Studio Wrap Up!

What a wonderful year it’s been at the studio—thanks to our talented partners, and wonderful clients. Here’s a recap of some of our branding challenges from 2014.

Posted on December 11th, 2014
Filed Under: Studio News
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Here Come the Holidays!

Studio Schedule Update :: Plan your branding needs for the holiday season!

Posted on November 6th, 2014
Filed Under: Studio News
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Planning the Perfect Holiday Greeting Card

Bored with stuffing repetitive cards into envelopes every year? Forget about the cliche santas and snowmen – this year, do something unique with your holiday greetings.

Posted on October 22nd, 2014
Filed Under: Branding, Inspiration
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Hip to Be Flipped (and Square) Social Icon Sets

Inspiration by multiple articles on flat design trends + and an inside chuckle on the hipster trend = our new icon set!

Posted on October 20th, 2014
Filed Under: Icon Sets
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The Web Professional’s Toolkit

8 tools to help make your workday easier.

Posted on September 29th, 2014
Filed Under: Design

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